Natural Mosquito Repellents

…hours, when mosquitoes are out in droves. * Use plant oils and extracts that act as natural mosquito repellents. These include citronella, cinnamon, rosemary, lemon eucalyptus, and peppermint. You can find these at most health food stores. You can also help to keep the mosquito population down…

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5 Ways to Avoid the Health Hazards of Summer

mosquitoes with vitamin B1. For mosquitoes, vitamin B-1 (thiamine hydrochloride) may do the trick. In 1943, Dr. Ray Shannon from St. Paul, Minnesota, reported on 10 dramatic cases of resistance to mosquitoes from taking vitamin B-1 by mouth. In one gentleman who was constantly ravaged by mosquitoes

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4 Tips for Healthier Summer Travel

…to keep plenty of oxygen in your bloodstream. * Avoid the Sting. Studies have shown that taking 100 mg of vitamin B1 (thiamine) a day helps keep mosquitoes at bay. This regimen may also help reduce itching caused by bites. While the research is not conclusive regarding thiamine’s efficacy in…

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